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The Plague – Greg Hall

Live Action

20th December, 2009

While the tiny £3,500 budget for Greg Hall’s debut feature about inner City London life, The Plague, may be visible through some of the cracks, there’s

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These Are Your Friends & Islands – Trunk

Animation, Music

16th March, 2009

Frustrated by the lack of creative freedom at their respective animation studios and a burning desire to work in music promos and stretch their design ideas

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The Boy who Plays on the Buddhas of Bamiyan – Phil Grabsky

Documentary

8th April, 2008

An eight-year-old boy called Mir Hussain, living in a cave in Bamiyan, Afghanistan may not appear to be the most obvious choice for a feature length

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The Scent of Seth – Anita Shukla

Animation

17th September, 2007

In partial homage to the sensation of dark imagination in the work of Tim Hope, Roman Dirge and Tim Burton, Anita Shukla’s animated short The Scent of

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Talking with Angels – Yousaf Ali Khan

Live Action

10th September, 2007

A well-worn maxim suggests that it’s always best to create stories about ‘what you know’, and Yousaf Ali Khan’s accomplished short

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Stagnate – Miranda Bowen

Live Action

5th September, 2007

Mildred is an eccentric, bird-like woman who desperately tries to do her job to the best of her ability – only there’s little to do and the more

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A Young Boy Navigates the Trauma of School Bullies & His Heroin-Addict Mother in Candida Scott Knight’s ‘Mercy’

Live Action

16th July, 2007

UK director Candida Scott Knight's 'Mercy' tells the story of Ben, a young boy who’s bullied at school and neglected at home by his heroin-addict mother.

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Keepintime: Talking Drums and Whispering Vinyl – B+

Documentary, Music

11th July, 2007

“I don’t know anything about that jigga jigga stuff – you play that and I’ll play this!” – Paul Humphrey What happens

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The Ten Steps – Brendan Muldowney

Live Action

25th June, 2007

Making counting to ten one of the creepiest things ever shown on screen, Brendan Muldowney’s The 10 Steps will have you going to bed with the lights

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Remote – John Burns

Live Action

19th June, 2007

Remote tells the story of an amalgam of the fairer sex and TV. Despite the modest £1000 budget, director John Burns was confident the 90-second film could

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77 Beds – Alnoor Dewshi

Live Action

9th June, 2007

Turning insomnia to his advantage, director Alnoor Dewshi developed the concept for his astounding short 77 Beds whilst finding an alternative to counting

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Consider Yourself at Home – Andy Gibson

Animation, Art & Fashion

25th February, 2007

In Consider Yourself at Home, Tim’s daily routine is interrupted by a song from his dead wife that sets in motion a descent into the surreal. A

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